Mouse & Grape is proud to be collaborating with Novel Wines to bring you more unususal wine and cheese pairing combinations. Experience the exquisite effervescence of Istenic Special Cuvee No. 1 Brut, a captivating dry sparkling wine hailing from the scenic region of Bizeljsko, Slovenia. Crafted with a harmonious blend of Rumeni Plavac, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir, this superb bubbly delights the palate with invigorating notes of juicy peach and luscious buttercream. With an alcohol content of 12.0% abv, it caters to the preferences of both wine enthusiasts and Vegans alike.
Introducing the flagship creation of the esteemed Istenic family, nestled amidst the picturesque rolling hills of eastern Slovenia. Paying homage to the founder’s roots as Slovenia’s national goalkeeper, the wine derives its name from Janez Istenic’s cherished football jersey. Crafted using the time-honoured traditional method employed in the production of Champagne, this exquisite wine blends two iconic Champagne grape varieties, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, with the native Rumeni Plavac, imparting a delightful hint of white peach to its flavour profile. Revel in the velvety smoothness, showcasing delectable stone fruits, summer berries, and a creamy, lees-aged character.
– Producer: Istenic
– Country: Slovenia
– Grape Variety: Rumeni Plavac, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir
– Vintage: Non-vintage
– Colour: White sparkling
– Alcohol: 12%
– Style: Fruity & Toasty